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B.PHL Festival Highlights Innovation in Philadelphia’s Healthcare Industry

October 23, 2019

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding healthcare industry was a key topic of discussion during last week’s B.PHL Innovation Festival. A team of local titans in business, […]

Ben Franklin Tech Partners Wins Grant to Boost Philly Life Sciences

August 28, 2019

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP), the region’s largest tech investor, just won a $633,555 grant from the U.S. Department of […]

NextUp: The Bioprinting Company Bringing 3D-Printed Cells to Life

July 30, 2019

Who: Philadelphia-based bioprinting company Allevi wants to help scientists create everything from cells and bones to limbs and major organs […]

NextUp: The Local Company Using Data Analytics to Save Premature Babies

July 22, 2019

Who: Astarte Medical wants to improve care for preterm babies. The Yardley-based company was founded six years ago by Tracy Warren and Tammi Jantzen, two […]

Q&A: Ben Franklin Tech Partners Is Doubling Down on Philly Life Sciences

July 11, 2019

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) is a force for investment in the region’s early-stage tech companies. The organization has invested […]

Scenes From the 2nd Annual PHL Innovation Picnic

July 19, 2018

This year’s PHL Innovation Picnic pulled in more than 800 registrants from all across the Philadelphia region’s tech and innovation […]

It’s Almost Time for the Second Annual PHL Innovation Picnic

May 21, 2018

The sun will eventually come out, and when it does, it’ll probably be just in time for the PHL Innovation Picnic. […]

SXSW Day 1: Philadelphia Doesn’t Want to Be the Silicon Valley of Anything

March 12, 2018

Philadelphia wants the world to know that it’s not the Silicon Valley of anything, and down in Austin, Philly entrepreneurs […]

10 Philly Startups to Watch in 2018

February 2, 2018

The startup state of mind is alive and well in Philadelphia, and we’ve got ten young companies to prove it. […]

Philly Makes Amazon’s List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists

January 22, 2018

The Amazon shortlist is in and Philly made the cut. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host […]

Philly Tech Investor to Double Down on Black, Latinx and Women Entrepreneurs in 2018

December 8, 2017

Philly’s tech community has ways to go before it’s truly inclusive of all kinds of Philadelphians. Efforts like the Institute of […]

Ben Franklin Just Pumped $4.4M Into Philly Startups

November 30, 2017

Ben Franklin Technology Partners has started off the fiscal year by setting the bar high. The organization recently announced that it […]

It’s Happening: Benjamin’s Desk Merges With 1776

October 16, 2017

Philly-founded co-working network Benjamin’s Desk has announced that it will merge with Washington, D.C.-based public benefit corporation 1776. Both organizations […]

VitalTrax’s Clinical Trial App Has Hit the Market

September 7, 2017

VitalTrax — the clinical software platform that connects patients to clinical trials — just hit another major milestone. On Wednesday, the […]

Philly Entrepreneurs Should Tap Into This New Mentorship Network

August 31, 2017

It’s no secret that a mentor is one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur can tap into. That’s why […]

I Love My Job: Ben Franklin Tech Partners CEO RoseAnn B. Rosenthal

July 21, 2017

RoseAnn B. Rosenthal has been at the helm of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania — one of country’s […]

Philly Now a Top 5 City for Life Sciences, Study Says

Professional services and research firm JLL recently released its annual Life Sciences Outlook report, which scores 15 metropolitan areas across […]

Scenes From the Inaugural PHL Innovation Picnic

July 10, 2017

Thursday evening could not have been a more perfect time for Philadelphia’s innovation crowd to descend upon the Navy Yard to bask in […]

Greenphire Is Upgrading Clinical Trials Worldwide

November 16, 2016

Who knew clinical trials were still so stuck in the past? Besides the big ethical questions the studies raise, enrollees […]